Little nice things

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It’s never felt so good to be in bed at half past nine AM. I’ve been doing my best to stick to the early wakeup regime on work days, and I don’t hate it, and the weekend sleep-in feels much sweeter. Work-life balance is good at the moment. It makes me wonder how it was ever bad, and why I always answered that it was good on my staff satisfaction surveys. Situations always look so different from the outside.

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I finished a scarf! It’s a unisex Metro Kerchief, which we’ve named the ‘Hipster Scarf’ cos let’s be honest, that’s exactly what it makes you look like.

I’ve been persevering with a ‘do one thing a month’ thing this year. I cheated recently by doing my June piece in July. But managed to finish the scarf for July too, which gives me a clean slate for this month. What to do, what to do!

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Every Thursday is market day at Murdoch Uni. There’s all sorts of disjoint knick knacks. Mostly jewellery and trinkets, though there’s a leathercraft table and some information stands.

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They had a guy playing bagpipes too, which was pretty special. I think I may be the only person I know who likes the sound of bagpipes. Just in some wide open space, please, and not too nearby.

I bought a scarf with the last tenner in my wallet. It’s a light but warm fabric (nylon I think), which suits the weather we’ve been having. Perth is currently chilly at night, but crisp and sometimes even warmish around midday.

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I’m ready for some summer.¬†We can open windows at my new workplace, which is awesome. And I have so many plans for the garden. :)